Poster: Spiral Galaxy NGC 1232

This spectacular image of the large spiral galaxy NGC 1232 is based on three exposures in ultra-violet, blue and red light, respectively. The colours of the different regions are well visible : the central areas contain older stars of reddish colour, while the spiral arms are populated by young, blue stars and many star-forming regions.

The full resolution image used in this poster can be viewed and downloaded here.



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Release date:17 July 2012, 14:53
Dimensions:59.3 cm (W) x 84.1 cm (H) x 0.05 cm (D)

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